Our news – keeping you informed

Trail Re-Opened

The Trail section near the NSPower dam between Upper Tantallon and Head of St. Margaret's Bay is open again. Construction crews will be working on the access road running along the lake to convert it into our Trail. We’ll let you know when that is completed.
Vandalized Trail Signs

Vandalism and Dorian: Our Trail is Suffering!

In August, St. Margaret’s Bay Trail users were treated to a few weeks of perfection—the trail was smooth as silk as the many ravages of the winter storms had been repaired and the trail edges nicely cleared.Then came Labor Day weekend and the intense vandalism...
Ride for Cancer 2019

2019 Ride for Cancer an Overwhelming Success!

Spectacular weather, great riding conditions and a lot of excitement greeted the participants of the 2019 Ride for Cancer. Over 800 Riders, 210 volunteers, sponsors, and supporters came together and raised over $861,548 net for cancer care here at home, in Atlantic...
Ride For Cancer

Ride for Cancer

STOPPING CANCER IN ITS TRACKS. Ride for Cancer powered by BMO Bank of Montreal is Atlantic Canada’s largest cycling fundraising event that raises significant funds to advance cancer care in our region. Visit yourrideforcancer.ca for more information and...
Trailblazers for Cancer 2019 Start

Trailblazers for Cancer 2019 Fundraiser a Huge Success

One June Saturday 22nd, the Trailblazers for Cancer 2019 fundraiser was held on the St. Margaret's Bay Rails to Trails Trail. The event was a huge success and enjoyed by runners and riders of all ages and abilities. This years event consisted of 5, 10 and 25km rides...

New Trail Signage and Bike Rack

We are pleased to announce that we have just installed new Signage and bike racks in a few places along our trail! The new bike racks are located at Station Rd in Hubbards, just a short walk to Hubbards Cove Coffee! The new way-finding signs are located at the...

Work has commenced on the Esso trail

Work has commenced on the Esso trail. All brush and trees were cut down and the Esso section of trail will have machinery on it to make trail smoother etc. The trail head from Esso onto the Rails to Trails work will commence Monday. This work will involve new turning...

Bike Week Kickoff

The weather gods were with us as SMBARTA kicked off Bike Week with two fun rides. There was lots of evidence of busy beavers at the Park and Beaver Dam ride and participants were able to use their gift certificates at the end of their ride for a well-earned treat!...

Trail Caution in Ingramport

Please be careful on the trail in the Ingramport area. A tree has fallen across the trail and has the potential to cause injury. We are working on sending out a work crew to cut the tree out of the way and will let everyone know when it is cleared. This is a great...

Bike Week Rides – Saturday June 1st

We are also hosting two fun rides on Saturday June 1 to celebrate Bike Week 2019. Beaver Dam and Park Ride A great ride for families and novice riders.Saturday, June 1st 10 am-2 pm (rain day June 2). Start from Jerry Lawrence Park parking lot on Highway 3 and proceed...

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